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[texts]Review Of German Cruiser Warfare, 1914 - 1918 - Great Britain. Admiralty
1940 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY. This book is the property of H.M. Government. Its contents are not to be communicated, either directly or indirectly, to the Press, or to any person not holding an official position in H.M. Service. FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY. Attention is called to the penalties attaching to any infraction of the Official Secrets Acts. O.U. 6337 (40) REVIEW OF GERMAN CRUISER WARFARE 1914-1918 (399/1658) CONTENTS CHAPTER I.— SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS Tonnage captured by raiders, length of cr...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918; Military Operations, Naval; World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval Operations
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[texts]Clothing Construction and Wardrobe Planning - Lewis, Dora S.
1955 public domain high school sewing/home economics textbook. "PREFACE Every girl wants to be attractive. In this book we have capitalized on this motivation to help girls develop skills of lasting value to themselves and to their families. Starting with simple grooming procedures and the art of choosing becoming lines, textures, and colors, we have gone on to show how to choose clothes and accessories that create harmonious costumes...
Keywords: Clothing and Dress; Dressmaking; Needlework; Sewing; Home Ec; Home Economics; Vintage Clothing; Vintage Patterns; Social Guidance; Grooming; Textiles
Downloads: 1,086 (1 review)
[texts]Egyptian Language - Sir E.A. Wallis Budge
Sir E.A. Wallis Budge Egyptian Language ( Easy lessons in Egyptian hieroglyphics, with sign list ) Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1973 Acrobat 7 Pdf 5.52 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Hieroglyphics; Rosetta Stone; Book of the Dead
Downloads: 1,899 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[texts]Nikola Tesla - Arthur J. Beckhard
Arthur J. Beckhard Nikola Tesla Dennis Dobson 1959 Acrobat 7 Pdf 6.63 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Physics; Electricity; Science; Tesla; Biography
Downloads: 3,234 (1 review)
[texts]Starlight Nights - Leslie C. Peltier
Leslie C. Peltier Starlight Nights Macmillan 1967 Acrobat 7 Pdf 23.6 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Astronomy; Autobiography; Observing; Telescope; Halley
Downloads: 1,154 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]Frank M. Andrews: Marshall’s Airman - Copp, DeWitt S.
"As we conclude our year-long recognition of the 100th anniversary of powered flight, we take this opportunity to recognize and pay tribute to airmen of the past and present. We do this with an eye toward inspiring airmen of the future." Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: Generals -- United States -- Biography; United States. -- Air Force -- Officers -- Biography; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; United States. Air Force
Downloads: 9
[texts]Foot Ball: Its History For Five Centuries - Shearman, Montague, 1857-1930
Contents CHAPTER I. The Origin of Football CHAPTER II. History of Football before the Puritan Era . 8 CHAPTER III. History of Football from the Puritan Era until the Present Century . . 33 CHAPTER IV. History of Football in the Public Schools . 47 CONCLUSION. The Modern Revival of Football . . .67 Digitized by Google
Keywords: Soccer; Football
Downloads: 10
[texts]A Fit, Fighting Force The Air Force Nursing Services Chronology - Smolenski, Mary C.
Table of Contents Foreword iiii Highlights and Turning Points l The Chronology of Air Force Nursing Services World War Two and Its Aftermath 7 The Fifties 13 The Sixties 20 The Seventies 29 The Eighties 37 The Nineties 45 The New Century 58 Appendices Air Force Surgeons General 63 Air Force Nurse Corps Chiefs 64 Mobilization Assistants to the Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps 69 Nursing Awards Outstanding Air Force Nurse of the Year 70 Sarah P...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; History, 20th Century -- United States; United States. -- Air Force Nurse Corps; Military Nursing -- History -- United States; Flight Nurse
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[texts]Diary Of V.L. Burge 1909 -1912 - Burge, V. L.
CONTENTS Reported to San Antonio for aeroplane duty 11 Permission granted to install wheels on aeroplane 15 Wheels are a success 18 Left for three-month furlough 19 Aeroplane proves usefulness in warfare 24 World's record for continuous flight established 26 Aeroplanes fly in review 28 First dual-control attempted 28 Fatal accident of Lieut. Kelly 29 Ordered to Philippine Islands 32 Sailed for Manila, Philippine Islands 32 Arrival in Manila, Philippine Islands 33 Corpl...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Burge, V. L; United States. -- Air Force -- History
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[texts]The American Nautical Almanac For The Year 1920 - United States. Naval Observatory. Nautical Almanac Office
PREFACE. This volume of the American Nautical Almanac was prepared under the immediate supervision of Professor W. S. Eichelberger, U. S. N., the Director, and follows the arrangement of the immediately preceding volumes. The declination of the Sun, the equation of time, the right ascension and declination of the Moon, and its parallax and semi- diameter are given for each even hour throughout the year; the right ascension, declination, and time of transit of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are...
Keywords: Nautical Almanacs; United States. Navy; Almanacs
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[texts]Air Operations In The Lebanon Crisis Of 1958 - Little, Robert D.
CONTENTS I. The Crisis in Lebanon. 1 The May Rebellion The Decision to Send Military Aid 10 II. The Amphibious Landing 16 III. Deployment of Air Units 28 The CASF Components 32 The Fighters 32 The Tactical Bombers 35 The Reconnaissance Planes 36 The Fighter-Interceptors 37 The CASF Support Lift 37 The Airlift of Army Task Force Alpha 38 MATS Airlift IV. Air Operations 47 Fighters 48 Tactical Bombers 49 Air Defense 50 Reconnaissance 50 Tankers 52 Airlift to Jordan 52 The Command of Air Units 57 V...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. Air Force; Lebanon -- History -- Intervention, 1958
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[texts]Baseball: The National Pastime In The National Archives - United States. National Archives
"This book tells the story of our national pastime through documents, photographs, audio, video, and other records preserved at the National Archives. It covers of the role of baseball during the two world wars, contract disputes, civil rights, equal access and opportunity on and off the playing field, the steroids era, the universal appeal of the game to players and fans, Presidential involvement, improvements to the sport, Little League, Spring Training, Opening Day, and celebrations along the...
Keywords: baseball
Downloads: 48
[texts]The Sea-Gull Cry - Nathan, Robert
"It’s post World War II, and nineteen-year-old LOUISA and her younger brother JERI have fled from Eastern Europe after their parents were killed. They now live in an old boat, beached on Cape Cod, thanks to the generosity of a local couple, the BAGHOTS. A frustrated local college professor RICHARD SMITH purchases a boat to escape his lonely and unfulfilled life. He, instead, crashes it onto the beach not far from Louisa and Jeri...
Keywords: Massachusetts -- Cape Cod; Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Fiction; New England -- Fiction
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[texts]Mending Men's Suits - Scott, Clarice Louisba, 1899-
"Before you rip . . . cut . . . stitch, make sure you have on hand mending supplies that will make your work easier and your results better looking. Try to find thread, lining cloth, buttons, and other materials that match as nearly as possible those in suits on hand. " Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: Sewing; Men's clothing; Reweaving; Clothing and dress -- Repairing
Downloads: 163
[texts]William Herschel - Angus Armitage
Angus Armitage William Herschel Thomas Nelson & sons 1962 Acrobat 7 Pdf 19.7 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Astronomy; Biography; Herschelean; 40 Foot Telescope
Downloads: 211
[texts]Catholic Social Reform Versus Socialism - Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953
"It has long been prophesied because it has long been coming, and now it has come : the conflict between the Catholic Church and the movement which calls itself Socialism. The issue has already joined, and quite soon it will be fought out, in some places actually under arms — elsewhere by other means a conflict from one end of Europe to the other. " Digitized by Google
Keywords: Socialism And Christianity -- Catholic Church; Economics -- Religious Aspects -- Christianity; Socialism -- Moral And Ethical Aspects; Catholicism
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[texts]Trading With The Enemy: Enemy Trading List - United States. War Trade Board
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Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Law and legislation; Commerce in war; World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects
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[texts]Regulations For The Uniform And Dress Of The Navy Of The United States, 1841 - United States. Navy Department
"EXTRACT from the General Regulations for the government of the Navy of the United States, approved February 19, 1841." Digitized by Google
Keywords: United States. Navy; United States. Navy; Military Uniforms; United States. -- Navy -- Uniforms; United States. -- Navy -- Regulations
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[texts]The First 109 Minutes: 9/11 And The U.S. Air Force - United States. Air Force
Table of Contents Introduction 5 NORAD Air Defense Structure on 9/11 6 Overview of the 9/11 Attacks and Summary of the Air Defense Response 8 American Airlines Flight 11 18 United Airlines Flight 1 75 34 American Airlines Flight 77 38 United Airlines Flight 93 41 The Immediate Post-Attack Period 45 Epilogue 46 Photographs Diagram and Tables Notes Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: United States. -- Air Force -- History; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; United States. Air Force
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[texts]Harnessing The Genie: Science And Technology Forecasting For The Air Force, 1944-1986 - Gorn, Michael H.
Contents The Author iv Foreword v Acknowledgments vii Diagrams and Photographs x Source Abbreviations xi Introduction 1 I. A Mandate for Civilian Science, 1944-1950 11 Notes 51 II. The Decline of Civilian Science, 1950-1958 59 Notes 81 III. Conforming Science to Military Necessity, 1956-1966 87 Notes 125 IV. Scientists in Uniform, 1966-1986 131 Notes 173 Conclusion 183 Bibliographic Note 189 Glossary 191 Index 195 Diagrams and Photographs Diagrams 1...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. Air Force; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- Forecasting -- History; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Aeronautics, Military -- Research -- United States -- History
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[texts]PAM 750-34 Preventative Maintenance Of Lead-acid Batteries - United States. Army
•How Battery Works •Operator/Crew Maintenance •Organizational Maintenance •Slaving Tracks •NATO Slave Cable Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: DA pam; United States. Army; US Army; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Department of the Army Pamphlet; Lead-acid batteries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Comic Book
Downloads: 40
[texts]You cannot surge trust : combined naval operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003 - Weir, Gary E., editor
Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: Blockade -- Case Studies; Navies -- International Cooperation -- Case Studies; Combined Operations (Military science) -- Case Studies; United States. Navy; Blockade; Navies; Combined operations (Military science); Naval history, Modern
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[movies]43: The Richard Petty Story
1974 biographical movie about racecar driver Richard Petty.
Keywords: Darren McGavin; NASCAR; auto racing; Dale Inman; Maurice Petty; Tony Lorea; Blossom Terry; Hal Reed; Alan Edwards; Timmy Petty; Les Atkins; James Morris; Joel Brown; Temi Moffit; William Alspaugh; Richard Petty; Pierre Jalbert; Lynne Marta; LQ Jones; Kathie Browne; Noah Beery Jr
Downloads: 752
[texts]To Save A City: Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949 - Miller, Roger G.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Germany in Defeat 1 Berlin 3 Breakdown 4 The Marshall Plan and German Unification 7 Threat and Response 10 The April Crisis and the "Little Lift" 11 Further Provocations 15 Currency Reform — A Pretext for Soviet Action 18 Berlin Under Siege 20 The Airlift Begins 21 Superfortresses to Great Britain 23 The Armed Convoy Option 25 Operation Vittles: An Expedient in Action 26 Operation Plainfare: The British Operation 35 To Stay or Go? 40 Diplomacy Fails 42 William H...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Cold War
Downloads: 21
[texts]1940 World Map Showing Shipping And Air Routes, And Principal Short Wave Radio Stations
Digitized by http://nla.gov.au/
Keywords: Map; Aeronautics, Commercial -- Maps; Shortwave Radio; World maps; Shortwave radio stations -- Maps; Shipping -- Maps
Downloads: 21
[texts]Butterflies of the Wood - S. & E.M. Beaufoy
S. & E.M. Beaufoy Butterflies of the Wood Collins 1953 Acrobat 7 Pdf 9.85 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Natural History; Fritillaries; Hairstreak; Skipper; Ringlet; Argus; Brimstone; White Admiral; Tortoiseshell; Eggs; Caterpillars
Downloads: 155
[texts]3d Division, Summary Of Operations In The World War - American Battle Monuments Commission
CONTENTS Foreword iii Preface v Abbreviations x Organization, and Service from Arrival in the A. E. F. until May 31 . . 1 Organization of the Division — Authorized Strength — Map of France and Belgium — Arrival in Europe — Early Service. The 6th Engineers in the Somme Defensive. . . 5 Somme Defensive, March 21-April 6 — Casualties. Aisne Defensive, Chateau-Thierry Sector, Champagne-Marne Defensive, Aisne-Marne Offensive and Vesle Sector ...
Keywords: WWI; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 3rd -- History; World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 3rd; World War, 1914-1918; United States. Army
Downloads: 33
[texts]The Battle Behind Bars: Navy And Marine POWs In The Vietnam War - Rochester, Stuart I.
Prologue 1 A Chronicle of the Captivity 5 Resistance 23 Punishment 35 Coping 45 Relief and Release Sidebars Marine Captain Donald Cook Prisoner of War Camps in North Vietnam The Tap Code The Most Extraordinary POW in North Vietnam Indoctrination: Torturing the Mind POW Medical Care by the Enemy The Author Acknowledgments Suggested Reading Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War; United States. Navy; United States. Marine Corps; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners And Prisons, American; United States. -- Navy -- History; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Vietnamese; United States. Navy -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Prisoners Of War -- Vietnam -- Psychology; United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Prisoners Of War -- United States -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century; Prisoners Of War -- United States -- Psychology; Prisoners Of War -- Vietnam -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century
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[texts]They Got The Blame: The Story of Scapegoats in History - Gould, Kenneth Miller, 1895-1969
FOREWORD This is a total war; which means considerably more than fighting with planes and tanks and battleships. The enemy has even deadlier weapons— weapons which he used in France, in the Low Countries, in Scandinavia, in the Balkans, to undermine the people's will to resist; weapons which he is using here. Propaganda is a great deal more than persuading people to believe something that isn't true; it is a technique that works below the surface of the mind, warping men's emotions with fantas...
Keywords: Predjudices; Prejudices -- History
Downloads: 87
[texts]Battles in Britain Volume 1 1066-1547 - William Seymour
William Seymour Battles in Britain Volume 1 1066-1547 Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. 1975 Acrobat 7 Pdf 76.2 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: History; Stamford Bridge; Hastings; 1066; Lewes; Evesham; Stirling Bridge; Falkirk; Bannockburn; Wars of the Roses; St.Albans; Towton; Barnet; Tewkesbury; Bosworth Field; 1485; Flodden; 1513; Pinkie Cleuch
Downloads: 266
[texts]Encyclopedia Of U.S. Air Force Aircraft And Missile Systems, Volume Two: Post-World War II Bombers, 1945-1973 - Knaack, Marcelle Size
Encyclopedia Of U.S. Air Force Aircraft And Missile Systems, Volume One: Post-World War II Fighters, 1945-1973 Encyclopedia Of U.S. Air Force Aircraft And Missile Systems, Volume Two: Post-World War II Bombers, 1945-1973
Keywords: Cold War; United States. -- Air Force -- Equipment; Airplanes, Military -- United States; Guided Missiles -- United States; United States. Air Force; Post-World War II Bombers, 1945-1973
Downloads: 68
[texts]Prelude to the total force : the Air National Guard, 1943-1969 - Gross, Charles Joseph
Contents The Author iv Foreword v Acknowledgments ix Photographs xiii Introduction 1 I. Forged in Politics, 1943-1946 7 II. Struggle for Control, 1946-1950 22 III. Rejuvenation, 1950-1953 58 IV. Integrating with the Active Force, 1953-1960 91 V. The Cold Warriors, 1961-1962 122 VI. Vindication, 1963-1969 143 VII. Epilogue: The Air National Guard and the Total Force 166 Appendices 1 . Air National Guard Observation Squadrons Inducted into Federal Service (Air Corps), World War II 175 2...
Keywords: United States. -- Air National Guard -- History; United States. Air Force; United States. Air National Guard
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[texts]Nixon's Trident: Naval Power In Southeast Asia, 1968 – 1972 - Sherwood, John Darrell, 1966-
Introduction 1 Air Operations in Laos 5 Protective Reaction 23 Blunting the Easter Offensive 35 Mining Haiphong Harbor 45 The War Against the MiGs 53 Linebacker 61 Conclusion 75 Sidebars Intruder 10 Admiral Thomas Hinman Moorer 28 From Thanh Hoa to Sarajevo 62 Walleye TV-Guided Bomb 64 Naval Bombardment: Into the Lion's Den 68 The Author 78 Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Navy; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Naval Operations, American; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
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[texts]The Riddle of Gravitation - Peter G. Bergmann
Peter G. Bergmann The Riddle of Gravitation John Murray London 1968 Acrobat 7 Pdf 9.06 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Physics; Astronomy; General Relativity; Event Horizon; Schwarzschild; Minkowski; Gravitational Waves
Downloads: 564
[texts]An Introduction to the study of the Maya Hieroglyphs - Sylvanus Griswold Morley
Sylvanus Griswold Morley An Introduction to the study of the Maya Hieroglyphs Dover Publications Inc. 1975 Acrobat 7 Pdf 18.4 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Keywords: Language; Glyphs; Maya Numbers; Maya Time; Maya Calendar; Time-Periods; 18980 Day Period
Downloads: 524
[texts]Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, And Campaigns - United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History
Contents Page Foreword iii Preface v The Author ix INTRODUCTION 1 MEXICAN SERVICE Service Medal and Streamer 8 Mexican Expedition Campaign: March 14, 1916-February 7, 1917 11 WORLD WAR I SERVICE Victory Medal and Streamers 16 World War I Campaigns: 21 1. Somme Defensive: March 21-April 6, 1918 23 2. Lys: April 9-27, 1918 25 3. Champagne-Marne: July 15-18, 1918 29 4. Aisne-Marne: July 18-August6, 1918 31 5...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; United States. -- Air Force -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc; United States. -- Air Force -- History
Downloads: 93
[texts]Air warfare and air base defense, 1914-1973 - Kreis, John F., 1940-
Contents Foreword iii The Author vi Acknowledgments vii Introduction xv Part One The Early Development of Air Base Air Defense I Air Base Defense in World War I 3 Protecting the Flying Birdcages 5 The Americans Arrive 13 II Interwar Doctrine and Technology Changes 23 American Defense Development 24 Germany Prepares 32 Japanese Defense 36 The Soviet Union 39 Great Britain and the Commonwealth 42 Part Two World War II III Blitzkrieg and the Battle of Britain 53 The Attack on Poland 54 Fighting in ...
Keywords: Special Studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); United States. Air Force; Air Defenses; Air Warfare; Air Bases -- Defense Measures; Air defenses; Air bases; Air warfare
Downloads: 57
[texts]Chronological Table Of Tuskegee Airmen Who Earned The Distinguished Flying Cross, By Date Of The Action For Which It Was Awarded - Haulman, Daniel L.
(all issued by Fifteenth Air Force except first one) Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army Air Forces; Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal)
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[texts]U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Volume 3 - Clay, Steven E.
U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Volume 3, The Services: Air Service, Engineers, and Special Troops, 1919-41 Contents Page Explanatory Notes v Key to Abbreviations xiii Map and Illustration Symbols xvii Volume 3. The Services: Air Service, Engineers, and Special Troops, 1919-41 Part VI. Air Service and Air Corps Organizations Chapter 28. Air Service and Air Corps Major Commands 1233 Chapter 29...
Keywords: Armies -- Organization; United States. -- Army -- Organization -- History -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias; United States. Army; U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941
Downloads: 64
[texts]Last Flight From Saigon - Tobin, Thomas G.
Table of Contents Chapter Page Foreword iii Preface vii List of Illustrations xii I. Handwriting on the Wall: Politics, Economics and Logistics, 1973-74 1 II. An Agonizing Three Months: Deterioration, January through March 1975 14 III. History's Largest Aerial Evacuation: Initial Extraction Efforts in Saigon, 1-4 April 1975 20 IV. The Quickening Pace: Fixed-Wing Evacuation Buildup, 5-19 April 1975 32 V...
Keywords: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- History; USAF Southeast Asia monograph series; United States. Air Force; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City
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[texts]Winged shield, winged sword : a history of the United States Air Force - Nalty, Bernard C
Contents Foreword v Preface vii Part I: The Early and Interwar Years, 1907-1939 Chapter 1 The Roots of U.S. Military Aviation 3 Alfred F. Hurley and William C. Heimdakl Chapter 2 The Air Service in the Great War 35 Daniel R. Mortensen Chapter 3 From Air Service to Air Corps: The Era of Billy Mitchell 71 John F. Shiner Chapter 4 The Coming of the GHQ Air Force, 1925-1935 101 John F Shiner Chapter 5 The Heyday of the GHQ Air Force, 1935-1939 135 John F Shiner Part II: World War II, 1939-1945 Chapt...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History; Aeronautics, Military
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[texts]Beyond Horizons: A Half Century Of Air Force Space Leadership - Spires, David N.
Contents Foreword xi Preface xiv Editor's Note xix Introduction. The Dawn of the Space Age 1 Arnold and von Karman Form a Partnership 2 NACA and the Rocketeers Lay the Groundwork 3 Rocketeers Lead the Way 4 Wartime Provides the Momentum-Arnold and von Karman Establish the Foundation 7 1. Before Sputnik: The Air Force Enters the Space Age, 1945-1957 13 Rand Proposes a World-Circling Spaceship 14 The Air Force Shuns Ballistic Missiles 16 Ballistic Missiles Receive New Life 21 The Air Force Studies...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Space Warfare; Astronautics, Military -- United States; Space Weapons
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[texts]The Logbook Of Signal Corps No. 1: The U.S. Army's First Airplane - Cunningham, Meghan
"In December 1909, 1st Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois was summoned into the office of Brig. Gen. James Allen, Chief Signal Officer of the U.S. Army, who told the officer that he was to become the sole flyer of the newly acquired Wright military airplane, designated "Signal Corps No. 1." Foulois was to report to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in order to assess the aircraft's military possibilities. "Take plenty of spare parts, and teach yourself to fly" was the heartening command given to the young lieutenan...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History -- Sources; Signal Corps No. 1 (Airplane); Research aircraft -- United States -- History -- Sources
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[texts]The Emerging Shield: The Air Force And The Evolution Of Continental Air Defense 1945-1960 - United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History
Contents Foreword v Preface vii Acknowledgments x i Chapters 1. Genesis of the Air Defense Mission 1 The United States and Air Defense: The Early Years 6 Defining the Mission 8 Development of Air Defense Doctrine and Tactics 9 Gordon P. Saville 13 2. Air Defense in World War II 21 The First Air Defense Command, 1940-1941 24 Air Defense in Wartime 36 3. Planning for Air Defense in the Postwar Era 47 Establishment of the Air Defense Command 50 Early Planning Efforts 59 The Radar Fence Plan 67 Atte...
Keywords: United States. -- Air Force -- Air Defense Command; Air Defenses -- United States -- History; United States. Air Force; United States. -- Air Force -- Air Defense Command -- History; Cold War
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[texts]Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons, Volume 1: The History of VA, VAH, VAK, VAL, VAP and VFA Squadrons - Roberts, Michael D.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments / xiii Chapter 1 The Evolution of Aircraft Class and Squadron Designation Systems 1 Chapter 2 Attack Squadron Histories (VA) VA-lE to VA-873 17 Chapter 3 Heavy Attack Squadron Histories (VAH) VAH-8 to VAH-123 295 Chapter 4 Tactical Aerial Refueling Squadron Histories (VAK) / VAK-208 to VAK-308 303 Chapter 5 Light Attack Squadron History (VAL) VAL-4 307 Chapter 6 Heavy Photographic Squadron Histories (VAP) VAP-61 to VAP-62 309 Chapter 7 Strike Fight...
Keywords: United States. Navy; Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History
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[texts]Pocket Guide To The Cities Of The Netherlands - United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division
"About the only thing in this booklet that can be guaranteed is the terrain. The rest of it is up to the fortunes or misfortunes of war. Many of the towns and cities described here have been bombed and shelled by us as we approached, and shelled by the enemy as lie retreated. And many of them will still show the marks of the destruction visited upon them when these lands were being conquered and occupied by the Germans." Digitized by Central University Libraries, Southern Methodist University ht...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Army; World War II; Field Manual; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Holland; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Downloads: 159
[texts]HAP, Henry H. Arnold, military aviator - Davis, Richard G
ABSTRACT Henry H. (Hap Arnold championed the cause of military air power for over forty years. This pamphlet offers a synopsis of his career and achievements from his flight training by the Wright brothers through leadership in World War II. Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/ GPO Stock No.008-070-00724-0
Keywords: Generals -- United States -- Biography; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; United States. -- Air Force -- Officers -- Biography; United States. Air Force; Generals
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[texts]B-52H Servicing - United States. Air Force. Air Education and Training Command. Training Support Squadron
TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION i TABLE OF CONTENTS ii REFERENCES iv MISCELLANEOUS SECTION I, AN/ASQ-151 TURRET WINDOW WASH TANK Introduction 1-1 Pretask Preparation 1-2 AN/ASQ-151 Turret Window Wash Tank Filling 1-3 SECTION II, ENGINE OIL Introduction 2-1 Pretask Preparation 2-2 Lesson I, Engine Oil Tank Service 2-5 Lesson II, CSD Oil Tank Service (B-52H) 2-12 SECTION III, HYDRAULIC Introduction 3-1 Pretask Preparation 3-2 Lesson I, Main Hydraulic System Depressuization 3-5 Lesson II, Main Hydra...
Keywords: B-52 Bomber; Airplanes, Military -- United States -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Air Force; Airplanes, Military -- Maintenance and repair; United States -- Air Force -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Downloads: 52
[texts]Dictionary Of American Naval Aviation Squadrons, Volume 2: The History Of VP, VPB, VP(H) And VP(AM) Squadrons - Roberts, Michael D.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Chapter 1 Origins of Navy Patrol Aviation, 1911 to 1920s 1 Chapter 2 Guidelines for Navy Aviation Squadron Lineage and Insignia 13 Chapter 3 Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories 15 Chapter 4 Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories 389 Chapter 5 Heavy Patrol Squadrons (Landplane) (VP-HL) Histories 623 Chapter 6 Amphibian Patrol Squadrons (VP-AM) Histories 631 Appendix 1 Aircraft Data — Technical Information and Drawings 635 Appendix 2 A Summary of ...
Keywords: United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History; United States. Navy; Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History
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[texts]The 1859 Space Weather Event: Then And Now - Cliver, E. W.
The 1859 Space Weather Event: Then and Now by E W Cliver. "The 1859 space weather event, combining the first solar flare ever reported with arguably the largest geomagnetic storm ever observed, provided a dramatic opening to a new area of Sun-Earth studies. Here I describe solar science at the time of the discovery of the flare, recount the observation, and trace the developments that led to the correct interpretation of the 1859 solar-terrestrial event by Bartels in 1937." Digitized by The Def...
Keywords: EMP; CME; Space environment; Solar activity; Space weather; Solar flares; Electromagnetic Pulses
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